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Mount Shasta Herald - Mount Shasta, CA
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Updated Aug 28, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Sheriff's Deputies and the United States Forest Service are going door to door Thursday to notify residents of Scott Bar and other nearby areas that they must evacuate.

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 1:44 PM

A lawsuit filed by Roseburg Forest Products alleges that water rights were taken from the company unlawfully by the Scott Valley and Shasta Valley Watermaster District. A Roseburg press release included a reminder to the City of Weed that a 50-year...

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 11:50 AM

We can all make a huge difference. No matter how small you think your efforts are, you are very, very, important for creating a firewise, fire-resilient community.

Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 11:51 AM

A pipe bomb discovered next to the railroad tracks along Sacramento Avenue in Dunsmuir Saturday was successfully retrieved and detonated in a safe location by the Sheriff's Department explosive ordinance disposal technician, Bob Buker.

Updated Aug 16, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Full containment of the fires started by lightning Aug. 11 isn't expected until Aug. 27.

Updated Aug 16, 2014 at 2:05 PM

The Whites Fire has burned nearly 27,000 acres east of Sawyer Bar and was just 12 percent contained as of Saturday morning, Aug. 16. The Log Fire has burned 3,316 acres and was 60 percent contained. Many evacuation orders remain in place.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 8:46 AM

The fire burning about 25 miles southwest of Mount Shasta was reported as 20 percent contained as of Thursday morning, Aug. 7, 2014.

Updated Aug 6, 2014 at 4:33 PM

The closure announced Wednesday by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest closes the Coffee Fire area and all trails and roads within the area, affecting trailheads and campgrounds. It includes a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Updated Aug 6, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Cooler weather and some rainfall has helped firefighting efforts on the Day, Bald, and Eiler fires in northeastern California. Evacuations have been lifted for the communities of Cassel, Johnson Park, Big Eddie Estates, and Hat Creek Valley. Burney...

Updated Aug 6, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Evacuations remain in effect for July Complex, but evacuation orders have been lifted in Siskiyou County for Oregon Gulch Fire.

Updated Aug 6, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Four fires were contained to less than half an acre Aug. 4 on the Shasta McCloud Management Unit.

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